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      New York: John Lane Company, 1915., 1915. First edition. First U. S. edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket with a number of small edge tears, some very shallow paper loss at base of spine, two small chips to top edge of rear panel and some soiling to the spine panel. The second volume of Father Brown stories, extremely scarce in jacket. Twelve short stories

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Die Verwandlung.

      Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag,, 1915. Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in red and black with an illustration by Ottomar Starke, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Spine gently rolled, wrappers very lightly rubbed and marked with repair to spine-ends and outer corners verso, internally crisp and clean, a very good copy. First edition, first printing. The first of Kafka's masterpieces was issued both in boards and, as here, in wrappers. Sales were unimpressive and after a year or so the numerous unsold copies were stamped on the title pages with the official stamp of the German censors. This copy has no stamp to the title page and is presumed to be among the earliest issued.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Typed letter signed.

      Orange, N. J., 13. XII. 1915. - 4to. 1 p. To Teofil Kotykiewicz in Vienna: "I understand that you manufacture the Salon Harmonium, and I should be obliged if you will kindly send me description and prices of these instruments, especially #10, as I want to buy one after the War is over [.]". - With printed letterhead "From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison"; slightly browned, traces of folding; punched holes in left margin (not touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Memoir on a trans-Neptunian planet.

      Lynn (Nichols) 1915 - (31 x 24 cm).105 S. Mit 9 (2 doppelblattgroßen) Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband. (Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory). Erste Ausgabe eines seiner Hauptwerke "Provides mathematical support of Lowell's prediction of the orbit and mass of a ninth planet. In 1905, he began both a mathematical and an observational search for a ninth planet in the Solar System based on unexplained perturbations in the orbit of Uranus. These explorations continued unsuccessfully until Lowell's death in 1916. Fourteen years later, after the Lowell Observatory renewed the search for planet X, a new planet. was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh, a young assistant at the observatory. Recognition of Lowell's role in this discovery was reflected in the presence of his initials in Pluto, the chosen name of the planet" (Hockey). - Der amerikanische Astronom Percival Lowell (1855-1916), Gründer des Lowell-Observatoriums, begann als Amateurforscher, wurde aber zu einem der bekanntesten Astronomen seiner Zeit. "More than any other astronomer of his generation, (he) had a profound influence on the general public. His thesis that the planet Mars was the abode of intelligent life continued to excite the public mind decades after his death. Lowell's name is also forever linked with Pluto; although he did not live to see that distant planet. there is no doubt that his inspiration advanced the date of its detection by many years" (DSB). - Stempel auf Titel. Unterer Rand des hellen Einbands leicht verfärbt, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - DSB 8, 520; Hockey, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers 710 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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      New York: Guido Bruno, 1915. Printed wrappers. Small chips at lower overlap edges of wrapper, light discoloration at inner gutter toward toe, wraps lightly marked and dust soiled, otherwise a very good copy of this fragile pamphlet. First edition of the author's first "book," in actuality issued as Special Series II:6 of Bruno's Chap Books. Inscribed by the author, probably ca. 1930-40s, to a noted critic/poet. Uncommon, particularly when inscribed.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.

      London:: Heinemann,. 1915.. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very good. Douglas Mawson, a veteran of Ernest Shackleton's "Nimrod" expedition (1907- 09), returned to Australia and was selected to lead the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Mawson's tale is one of the great stories of survival of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Exploring with Ninnis & Mertz in 1912, Ninnis was lost down a crevasse. With him went the 6 fittest dogs & the most indispensable supplies. Mertz & Mawson improvised, feeding the dogs worn out mitts & raw-hide straps, but eventually the weakest dogs were killed to feed them all, until all the dogs were gone. The two men reserved the dog's livers as the meat easiest to chew, unaware that liver's toxins were slowly poisoning the men as they consumed it. Mertz became delirious and died. Mawson continued, the soles of his feet separating and his toes and fingers festering. Miraculously he found a depot of food, and arrived eventually at the main depot, to see the ship departing on the horizon. He wintered over with the 6 men who had remained to continue the search. On Dec. 24, 1913 their 2 year journey was finally over. 2 vols, 349 pp & 338 pp, 224 ills., 37 ills. in text, and 3 folding maps. Collated complete. The primary binding in navy buckram with the title & illustration stamped in gold, illustration in silver gilt of "Leaning on the Wind". Gilt bright, spine tips very lightly rubbed, silver gilt illustrations very slightly rubbed. Front board very slightly bowed. Top edge faintly pale blue, possibly Rosove 217.A1.b. Overall a very bright copy. Spence 774, Taurus 100, Conrad p20.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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      1915. [a fine copy] London: Methuen & Co., (1915). Original dark blue-green cloth with spine decorated in gilt. First Edition of this novel of the Brangwen family, a book that has a remarkable history -- this being one of only 821 domestic copies that survived censorship.~THE RAINBOW was destined to provide the occasion for Lawrence's first real trouble with the problem of censorship, a difficulty which plagued him frequently afterwards. Methuen objected to parts of the book when it was being prepared for publication, and Lawrence agreed to alter or remove sentences and phrases, but he refused to delete whole paragraphs or pages. Court action was taken against THE RAINBOW about five weeks after its publication; a moving force in the prosecution was the National Purity League. The action was taken under Lord Campbell's Obscene Publications Act, which dated from 1857.[Roberts]~(The American edition, by Huebsch, faced similar difficulties -- even after the expurgation of such juicy passages as those appearing on pages 220, 300, 318, 425 and 446 of Methuen's edition.)~This first printing consisted of 2516 copies: 1250 were bound (like this) for the domestic market, 500 were designated for colonial distribution, and the remaining 766 sets of sheets were destroyed before ever being bound. Of the 1250 domestic copies, the police confiscated 245 copies, and Methuen subsequently recalled and destroyed another 184 copies -- leaving just 821 domestic copies that presumably survived.~This copy, without the four pages of ads that appear in some but not all copies, is in remarkably fine, bright condition. Roberts A7a.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Der Sieg des Todes. Seltsame und phantastische Kriegsnovellen aller Zeiten und Völker

      Georg Müller, München 1915 - gr. 8°, mit ill. Deckeltitel und 10 Bildbeigaben von Thoeny, 376 S., 4 nn. Bll., OPrgt - Ex. 11/100 der VA. Pergamenteinband mit Deckelbild und zweifarbigem Titel in Rot und Schwarz. Einband minimal berieben, kaum bestossen, teils etwas nachgedunkelt. Papier sehr sauber. Hinterer Spiegel im Bund oben mit kleiner rötlicher Verfärbung. Schönes Exemplar des seltenen Titels

      [Bookseller: Bachmann & Rybicki UG haftungsbeschränkt]
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        The Home of the Blizzard


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        Manuscript Trench Diary of Lieutenant Hugh Stanley Hopcraft who lost his leg in the Somme Dec 1915 Dec 1916


      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. ]
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        Of Human Bondage a Novel


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        A Christmas Carol

      Heinemann, 1915, Hardcover (Embossed Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Arthur Rackham. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Covers and spine fully intact. Text slightly foxed, but plates clean. Dust jacket spine has been professionally repaired with tissue. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges foxed and browned. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian and collectable; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 71430.

      [Bookseller: Truffle Books]
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        1915 WW1 EGYPT Photograph Album BRITISH ARMY Desert Campaign WORLD WAR ONE Pre-Formation of Egyptian Expeditionary Force at the beginning of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War under General Archibald Murray

      Egypt 1915 - This is a fascinating and important album of One Hundred and Twelve original War photographs from 1915 of the British Forces in Cairo, Alexandia and Egypt around the time Lawrence of Arabia was in Cairo, and in the months leading up to the formation of The Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) which was, formed on 10 March 1916 under the command of General Archibald Murray from the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force and the Force in Egypt (1914-15), at the beginning of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War. General Archibald Murray appears in Two of the photographs on horseback inspecting the troops, Nearly all the photos are captioned, some of the captions read as below, first page has photographs of Houghton Park at Kings Lynn with soldiers sitting on a large tree stump in the grounds, and a photograph of the regiment at Rusham, then the scene moves to Valetta Harbour Malta, then Egypt, the River Nile, The Pyramids and Sphinx, "The Dorset Yeomanry in the Desert near Cairo" In 1915, the Dorset Yeomanry were deployed overseas to Egypt, then onwards to participate in the Dardanelles campaign, where they served as dismounted troops and were involved in the Battle of Gallipoli, the Battle of Sari Bair and the Battle of Scimitar Hill. Abbassia Barracks Cairo, The Officers Mess at Gezireh, The Citadel Hospital at Cairo, a photo of named soldiers on Horseback at the Pyramid of Cheops, Sergeant Hobbs, Corporal Hawkins, Sergeant Hansford, Sergeant Cox, and Private Makin, Kasr El Nil Barracks Cairo, Native Fisherman and fishing techniques, The Sultan of Egypt going to Prayer, Army Camp at Chat near Alexandria, Exercising Horses at Abbassia, The Camel Corp Abbassia, Gun emplacement at Abbassia, Soldiers in the Morattam Hills, Mena Camp near Cario, Watering the Horses at an Oasis, Trekking in the Desert, on trek on the Khedivial Road on the Western front of Egypt, Matruh Camp, The Soudanese Camel Corps, The First Casualty at Um Rakkum, Red Cross Wagons bringing in the Wounded at Un Rakkum December 13th 1915, Digging in at Um Rakkum, Hospital Ship at Matruh, Landing Horses at Matruh, camp at Matruh 1915, Sikhs washing at Alexandria, Caves at Matruh, Troops relaxing on Christmas Day 1915 at Matruh, The Departure of a Column from Matruh Camp, South African Scottish troops in Egypt, South African Scottish with Springbok Mascot and Pipers, A Brigade of South Africans on Parade, General Archibald Murray and Staff inspecting South Africans Sidi Bishr Alexandria, Soldiers after being fumigated, Changing camp at Sidi Bashr, Gibraltar, The Troop Ship HMAT Orsava, The Troop Ship HMAT Lake Michigan, The Cook House at Matruh, THE ALBUM. the album is a half leather bound landscape format measuring 13 inches by 8 inches approx containing approx 112 original photographs of the desert campaign and other scenes, the photographs are small format measuring 3 inches by 2 inches approx many pages remain unused at the back of the album the album covers have some general edge wear rubbing to the leather with a small scrape to the leather at base of spine else binding is in good solid condition, internally a few creases else in good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox Rare Books PBFA]
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        Large three-quarter length lithographic portrait by Johann Hohlenberg (1881-1960) of the noted Hungarian violinist and conductor playing the violin

      - 683 x 450 mm. Printed on light-weight paper laid down to board. Signed by the artist in pencil at lower left. With the names of both the artist (dated April 1915) and the violionist in the stone. Browned; margins slightly abraided with slight loss of paper. A striking image. Rare. "In 1911 [Telmányi] attracted international attention with his Berlin début, when he gave the first performance in Germany of Elgar's Concerto. Admired for the fluency and vitality of his playing, he also acquired a reputation as a conductor after his début in 1919 at Copenhagen. Telmányi married Anne Marie, younger daughter of Nielsen, in 1918, and eventually settled in Denmark. Telmányi's interest in problems of performing Baroque music led him to bring about the construction of a special violin bow. It was favourably received as a means of playing true chords across the strings softly as well as loudly, avoiding the usual arpeggio effect." Noël Goodwin in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Log of the Snark

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1915. First edition. original ribbed blue cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt; in chemise and half blue morocco slipcase (very slightly rubbed). Fine. Quarto. Illustrated With a lengthy inscription on front free endpaper by Charmian London With eight original photographs of Charmian and Jack London tipped in, one of them signed by Jack, some of the others signed and inscribed by Charmian, also laid in an original cheque signed by Jack.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Photograph of Jack and Charmian London at Waikiki [Signed by both] WAS $750

      [1915]. Very Good. POriginal photograph of Jack and Charmian London at Waikiki, taken in late 1915 or early 1916 [measuring approximately 6 1/2 inches X 4 1/12 inches], INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JACK AND CHARMIAN LONDON at the base of the photograph and reading as follows: "On the / Beach at / Waikiki" - / Charmian and / Jack London. The inscription is in Charmian London's hand and both have signed in their own hands. In Very Good condition, the photograph [which was taken during the London's last visit to Waikiki, a visit which began in December, 1915 and lasted approximately eight months] shows light spots on the recto and has some staining, as well as remnants of the paper to which it once was affixed, on the verso. A Very Good ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CHARMIAN AND JACK LONDON AT WAIKIKI INSCRIBED BY CHARMIAN LONDON AND SIGNED BY BOTH JACK LONDON AND CHARMIAN LONDON.

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        Salute to Adventurers.

      Thomas Nelson, London. N.D. [1915] - First edition. Octavo. Surprisingly uncommon. A 397-page novel.Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: ''Bill Cecil from John Buchan - July 1915''. The recipient has made an ownership inscription below this. He may have been the Bishop of Exeter.Rear hinge cracked. Text block cocked. Ink stain to lower half of front joint. Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.

      Heinemann,, London: 1915 - Douglas Mawson, a veteran of Ernest Shackleton's "Nimrod" expedition (1907- 09), returned to Australia and was selected to lead the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Mawson's tale is one of the great stories of survival of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Exploring with Ninnis & Mertz in 1912, Ninnis was lost down a crevasse. With him went the 6 fittest dogs & the most indispensable supplies. Mertz & Mawson improvised, feeding the dogs worn out mitts & raw-hide straps, but eventually the weakest dogs were killed to feed them all, until all the dogs were gone. The two men reserved the dog's livers as the meat easiest to chew, unaware that liver's toxins were slowly poisoning the men as they consumed it. Mertz became delirious and died. Mawson continued, the soles of his feet separating and his toes and fingers festering. Miraculously he found a depot of food, and arrived eventually at the main depot, to see the ship departing on the horizon. He wintered over with the 6 men who had remained to continue the search. On Dec. 24, 1913 their 2 year journey was finally over. 2 vols, 349 pp & 338 pp, 224 ills., 37 ills. in text, and 3 folding maps. Collated complete. The primary binding in navy buckram with the title & illustration stamped in gold, illustration in silver gilt of "Leaning on the Wind". Gilt bright, spine tips very lightly rubbed, silver gilt illustrations very slightly rubbed. Front board very slightly bowed. Top edge faintly pale blue, possibly Rosove 217.A1.b. Overall a very bright copy. Spence 774, Taurus 100, Conrad p20. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Alone 2000 Miles In A 12 Foot Boat" - Unpublished Typescript Account Illustrated with Original Pencil Drawings of his Sea Voyage in a small boat from Boston to Key West, Florida - 1915

      No Binding. Very Good. The collection includes the following: Two 56 page typescript copies with corrections, of Widing's account of his journey: "A Two Thousand Mile Midwinter Cruise in a 12 foot Boat." 18 original pencil sketches by Widing executed during his trip, includes views, natural history, persons encountered on the journey and events of the voyage. The quality of the sketches vary, but it is generally high (see sample images). Original pencil and water color "title-page" (see illustration above). 5 pieces of printed ephemera relating to Widing, including advertisements for public lectures which Widing gave describing his journey. 8 pages of mounted press clippings about Widing's journey, including English and Swedish language newspapers. 3 earlier pencil sketches and pages of miscellaneous notes and addresses. Typescript account of Ivar Widing's journey by sea from Boston to Key West, Florida in a 12 foot boat, named the Nutshell. The account is illustrated with original pencil drawings by Widing executed along the way. Accompanied by printed ephemera relating to Widing's lecture tours wherein he gave accounts of his journey to the public. The account is unpublished. Ivar Widing, a twenty seven year old, artist, illustrator and yachtsman decided in 1915 to undertake a solo 2000 mile journey from Boston to the Florida Keys and West Indies in a small boat. Widing was born in Stockholm Sweden and emigrated to America with his parents. Widing lived in Dorchester, Massachusetts and was a member of the Savin Hill Yacht Club. Widing and a friend had earlier planned to sail across the Atlantic in a small motor launch they had built in 1914, but were prevented by the outbreak of World War One. Widing resolved to undertake a solo journey by sea in a twelve foot long sailing tender, about five feet wide it drew barely two inches, kept steady by a small centerboard. The craft was specially fitted for the voyage, it was cat rigged with light bamboo spars that could be unshipped quickly, and the canvas could be used as a sea anchor in event of sudden bad weather. A watertight hood of canvas kept the craft dry during rough water. Widing carried a minimal amount of equipment, which included a camera and sketching materials. Several of Widing's pencil sketches are included. Widing left Dorchester on December 8 1915, traveled to Plymouth, the Cape Cod Canal to New York, via the Sound. From Sandy Hook he skirted the New Jersey and Delaware Coasts to Chesapeake Bay. Then he took the inside route, through the Dismal Swamp Canal to the sounds of Carolina, avoiding the run around Hatteras. He reached Key West on March 31, 1916.

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        La práctica del Tratamiento de las Fracturas en los miembros

      Librería Gutenberg de José Ruiz 1915 - 22x15cm, 295pp Perfecto estado. Firma y exlibris de anterior propietario

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        The Good Soldier (The Saddest Story)

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. Good+. 1915. First Edition; First Printing. Hardback. A good copy in original brick-red cloth, lettered gilt to spine and upper board. Correct order of publishers to title page. Listed as 'The Saddest Story' in 16 page publisher's catalogue to rear. Edges bruised and a little rubbed, spine darkened, faint cup ring to upper board. Unobtrusive tie mark to leading edge. 'Harrods Circulating Library' label neatly to lower paste-down with a few pencilled dates. No other marks. Text and endpapers otherwise completely clean. Inner joint just a little loose in two places but generally very tight. William Pascoe's indented signature very faintly to front end-paper. ; The novel's original title was 'The Saddest Story', but after the onset of World War I, the publishers asked Ford for a new title. Ford suggested (sarcastically) 'The Good Soldier', and the name stuck (Wiki). "(It) stands at the entrance to 20th-century fiction as a dark, spellbinding puzzle, a novel of perennially enthralling and mysterious depths whose influence lingers like gun-smoke after a shooting" Robert McCrum, 2014. ; 294[16]pp pages .

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        Manuscrit autographe inédit] "La rime"

      - 44 pp. in-4 ou in-8, souvent découpées, montées sur papier et annotées. Impressionnant exemple du travail à quatre mains d'Edouard Pichon avec son oncle Jacques Damourette. Il s'agit d'un "rapport préliminaire" de Pichon datant de 1915, remis en forme et annoté vers 1940-1943 par son oncle Jacques Damourette. "Le plan de l'EGLF [Essai de Grammaire de la langue française] comprenait une partie sur l'utilisation artistique de la langue française, partie qui, à la suite du développement des travaux, n'a pas été exécutée. L'article sur la rime que l'on va lire est un rapport préliminaire écrit par Pichon en vue de cette partie de l'ouvrage. Il m'a paru intéressant de le mettre sous les yeux du lecteur, sans changer le texte de Pichon, tout en faisant observer que ce rapport est une oeuvre de jeunesse (il a été écrit aux armées le 1er janvier 1915, l'auteur avait donc 24 ans). C'est ce qui explique l'absolutisme de certaines idées." Il semble que Damourette soit mort sans avoir pu totalement finir le travail de mise en forme. A notre connaissance cet article est inédit. Personnage d'une grande richesse, d'une infinie curiosité et très complexe, Edouard Pichon est un contemporain et - par son intérêt pour le langage - un précurseur de Lacan, qui lui reprendra - entre autres - le concept de forclusion. Il est l'un des membres fondateurs du groupe de L'Evolution psychiatrique et de la Société Psychanalytique de Paris (dont il fut président de 1935 à 1937). Avec son oncle Jacques Damourette, il est l'auteur d'un monumental Essai de Grammaire française dont la publication s'étala sur près de 30 ans. Il fut également fervent maurrassien tout en étant dreyfusard, et le gendre de Pierre Janet sans être janetien. (Voir à son sujet, E. Roudinesco, Histoire de la psychanalyse en France, t. 1, pp. 297-320). Nota : ce document ne pourra être exporté en dehors de l'Union Européenne sans autorisation préalable du ministère de la Culture, formalité pouvant prendre plusieurs jours. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Duck Shooting and Hunting Sketches; Being Narratives of Duck-Hunting Experiences; Habits of Our Wild-Fowl and Methods of Hunting Them; Facts Concerning Their Migration, Breeding Grounds, Food, etc. Also a Few Short Articles Concerning Some Other of Our Game Birds, and Several Anecdotes of the Hunting Dog.

      Privately printed for the author, Chicago, (IL) 1915 - Second edition (first published the previous year, with 72 pages), much expanded, issue with 167 pages. Small 4to (9 x 7 inches). 167, (1) pp. Includes 80 stories, mostly waterfowl, but with several account of pursuing upland game (quail, prairie chicken, woodcock, ruffed grouse, etc.), 44 by Hazelton, the rest by William Leffingwell, Ray P. Holland, Ernest McGaffey, and others; most of the hunting takes place in the greater Mississippi River watershed, but stories from Texas, the Chesapeake Bay, Florida, and New England are included. Illustrated from photographs and paintings, plates, some in color. Phillips, p. 165 (describing only the 152-page 1915 edition of this title). OCLC locates one copy of this issue (Trinity), one copy of a 1916 175-page issue (Virginia), and five copies of a 1915 152-page issue (California-Berkeley, Field Museum, Indiana Lake County Public, Williams, College of Charleston). Rare in trade, with no copy of one of the 1915 issues appearing at auction for the past 40 years (ABPC, 1975-2014). One plate with a closed, repaired tear; otherwise a good copy of one of the scarcest of Hazelton's books. Original gilt-stamped red cloth (spine rubbed and creased, corners bumped), pictorial paper label on upper cover. (#7874) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WITHIN THE TIDES: Tales.

      London:: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,. 1915.. First edition. Short story collection, including "The Planter of Malata," "The Partner," "The Inn of the Two Witches" and "Because of the Dollars." The last volume of stories published during Conrad's lifetime. A fine copy with back and front panels, including flaps, of the dust jacket laid in (lacking spine). Scarce in any semblance of the jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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      PRINCETON University Press, Princeton, NJ 1915 - 4 volumes [volume 3 is bound in 2 separate volumes - so actually 5 books] 12.5" X 10.25" in brick red cloth. EX-LIBRARY with the usual ink stamps, blind stamps, and spine labels. Nevertheless, the overall condition is excellent: VERY GOOD overall. Volume 1 To the End of the XVIIth Dynasty; Volume 2 Some Texts of the XVIIIth Dynasty Exclusive of the Annals of Thutmosis III; Volume 3 Annals of Thutmosis III; Volume 4 Thutmosis III - "The Stele of Victory" - The Great Geographical Lists at Karnak. Scholarly. [RARE] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [The novels and short stories, comprising:]


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        El médico en casa. Tratado de higiene y de medicina popular para uso de los padres de familia

      Sociedad General de Publiciones (1915???) - 523pp Restaurado en perfectas condiciones [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        Large Cabinet photograph, SIGNED, with musical Quotations

      (ca. 1915) - A striking photographic portrait with generous margins. Signed "Sincerely, Victor Herbert" in the lower margin, with autograph musical quotations from some of his most celebrated operettas -- Natoma, The Red Mill, The Serenade, The Only Girl, Madeline, The Fortune Teller, and The Debutante - along each side. The visible portion is 9½ x 10¼", housed in an old 13 x 14" frame. An old tear, perhaps ¾" long is visible in the right margin. A superb momento of the composer at the height of his popularity.

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        A Christmas Carol

      Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott; William Heinemann,, 1915. Octavo. Original purple cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, holly design to spine in gilt, bell and elf vignette to front board gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge purple. Colour frontispiece and 11 plates with captioned tissue guards, illustrations throughout the text. A little mild toning to contents; an excellent copy. First US edition of A Christmas Carol as illustrated by Arthur Rackham, originally published in the UK earlier the same year.

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        Autograph letter signed „ES".

      Arcueil , 1915 - 8vo. 1/2 page. To his friend the writer René Chalupt (1885-1957): „Entendu, cher ami; mais pas avant 21 h. 30 (anien 9 h 30, du soir). A ce soir [ ]" - With full signature and address on the address page.

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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann, 1915 Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. First trade edition. Publisher's green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, pictorial endpapers with illustrations by Rackham in gray; in the original grapy dust jacket, decorated in red and green, lettered in green. Near fine, with a touch of wear to the spine ends, faint toning to the spine, minor bowing to the boards, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and chipping to the spine ends, light toning and a short closed tear to the spine, discreet tape reinforcements to the verso, minor rubbing to the folds, bright and clean panels. Overall, a very good and attractive copy. Scarce in the original dust jacket. A Christmas Carol is a classic Victorian novel about the cold-hearted miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who has little compassion for others, even at Christmastime. The text, which is divided into five "staves" instead of chapters to keep with A Christmas Carol's musical theme, tells the story of how Scrooge is transformed after being visited by three specters- the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future. Notably, A Christmas Carol was so popular that it inspired Dickens to write four subsequent novels, each of which is similarly marked by a strong moral and social message, the transformation of a hardened character to a more caring individual, and, of course, the holiday season. The series, now known collectively as The Christmas Books, also includes The Chimes (1845), The Cricket on the Hearth (1846), The Battle of Life (1846), and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848). Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was a prolific British artist and illustrator, best known for his deluxe editions of popular children's books. Artistically inclined since childhood, Rackham started out illustrating for newspapers, but it was not until he began drawing for children's literature that he received critical acclaim. In response to his burgeoning fame, Rackham's publisher, William Heinemann, began producing deluxe and trade editions of his illustrated works, the first being Rip Van Winkle in 1905. Deluxe editions were produced in a limited edition of numbered copies (ranging in quantity from 250 - 2,020), bound in vellum bindings, printed on handmade paper, and signed by the illustrator. The trade editions were published concurrently in simple bindings, on thinner paper, and with fewer color plates. This publication strategy benefited both publisher and artist; Rackham produced about one book per year and would have an annual gallery exhibition showing his original artwork for his latest book. The recipient of multiple awards for illustrations, Rackham was a diverse artist with a talent for both the fantastical and the intricacies of human nature, as demonstrated in his famous illustrations for Peter Pan and Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination.. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        WHEN BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT: An Analysis of Prussian Culture.

      New York and London:: Hodder & Stoughton,. 1915.. First edition [Harvey A49]. "A lively, personal, and extremely persuasive indictment of modern Prussianism" (Daily Telegraph). INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For George Keating / Ford Madox Ford." After Ford's heart attack in 1931 left him broke, Keating offered to pay his way to New York and acted as an advisor on which publishers he should approach. Keating, an executive in a paper company, eventually amassed a large collection of Conradiana, which he donated to Yale University. Laid in is a TLS from Keating to Ford biographer/literary critic Thomas Moser relating a story about Yale and Ford. It reads in part, "I can tell you a funny story regarding Ford. I gave . . . practically a complete [Ford] collection to the university and they later asked me if I would ask Ford to give a talk . . . . [after making arrangements for the talk and not hearing from them] I called them . . . only to learn that they had changed their mind and then they had the gall to add, did I think Ford would autograph the set of first editions I had given them. I told them very bluntly I did not....." Keating goes on to relate an offer of assistance he made to Joseph Conrad's son, Borys, in a cable to his wife, "I cabled Mrs. Conrad, offering to make full restitution to the injured party so that his father's name would not suffer and I have some place on file the cable advising, 'nothing can be done--grateful thanks--Conrad' or words to that effect. At one time or another in all our lives, there arises something that we deeply regret and would never repeat doing, and I felt this was true of Borys' act." Red cloth lettered in black on front cover and spine. Light shelf wear and spine slightly toned, still very good. .

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        Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. Copyright date is 1915, first edition.Illustrated with 16 plates from photographs mostly by Herbert W. Gleason; color photogravure frontispiece from a painting by Thomas Hill, with printed tissue-guard. (8vo) original green cloth-backed boards, leather spine label. First Edition, Large Paper Edition. No. 216 of 450 copies. Contains material edited from articles Muir had written on his Alaska trips in 1879 & 1880 for the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin. Muir began working on the text in earnest in 1912, but his efforts to save the Hetch-Hetchy valley interrupted his work and final touches to the manuscript had to be completed after his death in 1914, primarily through the efforts of Mrs. Marion Parsons. Kimes 334. Spine faded, label chipped, some wear to boards, bookplate on front free endpaper; good.. 1st Limited Edition. Hardcover. Good/no dust Jacket. Illus. by Herbert W. Gleason. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

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        INTORNO AL CASTELLO DI BRENO. Storia di Valle Camonica, Lago d’Iseo e vicinanze da Federico Barbarossa a S. Carlo Borromeo. Studio critico -su 1400 nuove fonti documentarie- giudicato dalla R. Accademia dei Lincei pel Concorso al Premio Reale.

      Associazione "Pro Valle Camonica",, Breno, 1915 - gr. vol. in-8, pp. XIV, (2), 624, leg. m. tela edit. con cop. fig. Con molte tavv. raffiguranti antichi documenti e vedute della Val Camonica. Belliss. esempl. su carta forte.

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        Jagd-Geschichten am Okowango Belgisch-Kongo (Afrika) des Afrikaforschers und Jägers Paul Adolf Schramm.

      Eigendruck, o.J. (um 1915). - Eigentl. Okavango, Deutsch-Südwestafrika. Farbig illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 49 Seiten. Mit 6 photographischen Abbildungen auf Tafeln: Owambo Kapitän mit Sohn, Gefährlicher Wassersturz - Seitenarm des Okowango, Buschmannsfrau aus dem Hukwedurstfeld, Raubzeug-Fallen der Eingeborenen, Kapo-Fälle des Okowango. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Der sich hier als Jäger und Afrikaforscher ausgebenden Schramm war nach Aktenlage ein Arbeiteranwerber: Als Arbeiter umworben wurden die Kavango-Bewohner auch von südafrikanischen Minenvertretern, was angesichts des eigenen Interesses an der Bevölkerung als Arbeiterschaft natürlich den Unwillen der deutschen Behörden erweckte und von diesen nach Möglichkeit – sofern man mehr oder weniger durch Zufall Kenntnis davon erhielt – unterbunden wurde. Von Frankenberg berichtete im Juli 1911 von einem Engländer namens Fairlough aus Tsau, der zusammen mit einem Buren Ferreira unter den Mbukushu Arbeiter für die Minen in Johannesburg anwarb und nach Ankunft v. Frankenbergs seine Wohnstätte am Kavango in Eile verlassen hatte. Fairlough war laut v. Frankenberg Generalagent für Arbeiteranwerbung für eine Reihe Johannesburger Minen und als solcher im Nord-Osten von DSWA, Angola und in Nord-West Rhodesien einschließlich des Caprivi-Zipfels tätig. Als solcher hatte er mehrere Angestellte, die für ihn tätig waren. Einer von ihnen war der „Farmer und Händler" Paul Schramm, der „das Okavangotal abgrasen sollte." Für jeden angeworbenen Arbeiter, der sich bei Fairlough vor dem Magistrat in Tsau für die Dauer von 2 Jahren verpflichtete, sollte Schramm 35 Schilling, im Falle eines Einjahresvertrages 25 Schilling erhalten. Aus einer Protokollaufnahme durch den Polizeiwachtmeister Hupel geht hervor, daß sich Schramm zusammen mit seiner Frau in der Zeit von April bis Juli 1911 im Gebiet der Gciriku und Mbukushu aufgehalten hatte. Das Protokoll gibt leider keinen Aufschluß darüber, mit welchem Erfolg er unter den Kavango-Bewohnern um Arbeiter für die Minen geworben hatte. Da Fairlough es versäumt hatte, Schramm den ihm zugesagten Proviant zu schicken und es damit absehbar war, „wann Schramm zum Bettler bei Portugiesen und Mambukuschu werden würde" und v. Frankenberg daran gelegen war, daß „Fairlough’s und Schramm’s Geschäfte am Okavango endgültig gestoppt" und sichergestellt sei, daß „Schramm nicht etwa sonst unter den Eingeborenen herumstänkerte" , war es ganz im Interesse v. Frankenberg, daß dieser selbst darum bat, nach Schuckmannsburg kommen zu dürfen, wo er in der Folge ein Auskommen durch Handel suchte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        Der Fall von Duala und ein viertel Jahr in englischer Gefangenschaft in Afrika und England. Nach eigenen Erlebnissen aufgezeichnet von Heinrich Norden (Missionar Wöll).

      Selbstverlag des Verfassers, Frankfurter Vereinsdruckerei, o.J. [1915]. - Erstausgabe. Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 70 Seiten. Umschlag angestaubt (s. Bild), Seiten papierbedingt stärker nachgedunkelt, ein durchaus noch gutes Exemplar der raren Schrift. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Prelude An Autobiographical Poem

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1915. One of 155 copies. Printed in red and black throughout.Sm. 4to., original limp vellum with the stamp of The Doves Bindery, gilt lettering on spine. Slight bowing to the limp vellum but generally a very good copy. In writing the Prelude over many years Wordsworth's self proclaimed intention was "to compose a philosophical Poem, containing views of Man, Nature, and Society...having for its principal subject, the sensations and opinions of a poet living in retirement." It was originally planned that Coleridge and Wordsworth would work together on a three part epic with the intention of surpassing Milton's <em>Paradise Lost</em>. In the end only the Prelude was written by Wordsworth and it was published after his death in 1850 by his wife Mary.

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        Of Human Bondage.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1915. A Novel. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, Maugham's device in gilt on front cover. Housed in a custom green cloth chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase. Slight vertical indentation at foot of first dozen leaves. A particularly attractive copy of a rather fragile book. First UK edition, first impression, printed from the first issue American plates with the misprint at p. 257, line 4; "some copies contain 16 pp. inserted advertisements, with no significance for issue" (Stott). "The novel was coolly received in Britain and America and became a best-seller only after an effusive review by the influential American critic and distinguished novelist Theodore Dreiser in the New Republic (25 December 1915), in which he described the book as of 'the utmost importance' and its author as a 'great artist'" (ODNB). The English edition in this condition is very uncommon.

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      - (PRESTON,CHLOE)illus. BUSY BO-PEEPS by Grace Draydon. London: Saddle Bros., no date, circa 1915. 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, rebacked with new endpapers, some cover rubbing and scratching, sound and clean inside, overall VG-. The story of Carl, Betsy, Babykins and their dog Buzzy is told in verse. Featuring 12 incredible color plates plus many 3-color illustrations in text by Preston. A rare Preston title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London:: John Lane, The Bodley Head.. 1915.. First edition, with this title listed as "The Saddest Story" in publisher's ads at rear [Harvey A46].. One of his most famous, most scarce works. Set just before World War I, the novel chronicles the tragic lives of two "perfect couples" using intricate flashbacks. Front board corners bumped a bit, spine ends a little worn, edges a bit rubbed, few light stains but still about very good. .

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        La guerra italiana. Cronistoria illustrata degli avvenimenti.

      Milano, Sonzogno, 1915/1919, otto volumi in-4to rilegati in mezza tela blu, ogni volume consta di, pp. XII-400, per un toitale di oltre 3200 con numerosissime illustrazioni n.t.

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        Framed Inscribed Photograph

      1915. unbound. 9.75 x 7.5-inches (including the wide borders), no place, no date, circa 1915. This bust-portrait photo of the President is inscribed in the bottom margin: "For C.P. Cotton with best wishes, Wm. H. Taft." Blind-stamped logo in the upper left corner; blind-stamped "Baker Art Gallery -- Columbus, O." above the inscription. Double-matted in gray and white and set in a black-and-gold frame measuring 16 x 13.5 inches. Faint crease in the upper right corner, but still in very good(+) condition.

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        League to Enforce Peace

      The League to Enforce Peace 1915 - Laid in is a card (about 3"x5") SIGNED by William H. Taft. The boards are lightly edge rubbed and there is a small patch of residue on both the front and rear panels (sticker removals?), else this would be near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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